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New Program Is Saving Your Investment In City Roads

Yakima city roads are getting a major makeover this summer. The city is spending $15 million to refurbish more than 90 lane miles of roads. So how does the city protect that investment from large trucks that can damage roads? Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi says they've created the Commercial Vehicle Education and Enforcement Program to make sure commercial drivers are following all the rules, including making sure the drivers are carrying the proper weight correctly

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Firefighters Working To Contain Fire Near Ellensburg

Fire officials are assessing damage from the 2,000-acre Snag Canyon fire burning near Ellensburg. The blaze was started by lightning on Saturday night. Authorities say firefighters worked overnight and this morning to keep the blaze from spreading

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Low Voter Turnout Expected in Tuesday’s Primary Election

Not a lot of people are hearing the call to fill out their ballot from the Yakima County Auditors office.

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Lincoln Avenue Closure in West Valley Area For Most of August

Yakima's grind-and-overlay project is entering its late summer phase and will begin major work this week on Lincoln Avenue.

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Seahawks Weekend Notes: Marshawn Lynch Back With Team, Will Practice Soon

 

Seattle's starting running back reported to training camp on Thursday, but has yet to take part in practice.

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Moxee Hop Festival: The Pageantry of an American Parade

Everybody loves a parade, right? The color guard, the waving princesses, the bands, the horses, the classic cars, people slinging free candy all over the place — what's not to like?

That's how it is at the Moxee Hop Festival

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Love Of Old Cars Rusting Away For Young People

The 40th annual Vintiques Northwest Nationals car show is now open at State Fair Park. 700 shiny chrome covered cars and their owners are visiting Yakima today through Sunday. Dave Oldham from Kennewick is driving a 1955  Chevrolet showing it off in Yakima this weekend

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National Night Out A Chance To Get To Know Your Neighbors

Patricia Jamey is the Block Watch Captain for her neighborhood in the 1200 block of South 9th Avenue in Yakima. Next Tuesday is National Night out in which police are hoping you'll start a block watch program in your neighborhood

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Public Can Make and Buy Art on First Friday at Yakima Maker Space

First Friday is Aug. 1 in Downtown Yakima and Yakima Maker Space and Maker Exchange will be joining other Downtown businesses and wineries in holding a special event.

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Franklin Park Pool Busy with High Temps

The temperatures have found their way back near triple digits and families are looking for fun ways to beat the heat.

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